The Academy Foundation, the educational and cultural arm of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, will endow 32 college and community film programs across the U.S. with nearly $363,000.
The Sundance Channel has bought the U.S. rights to the feature-length documentary "Dark Days," about the people who live in the Amtrak tunnels adjacent to Penn Station in Manhattan.
Passion for arthouse cinema ran as high as ever at St. Petersburg's eighth Festival of Festivals, which ran in Russia's northern capital June 23-30. The main difference this year was that more of the…
The French have planted another flag in American soil: Canal Plus on Thursday unveiled a $900 million deal with Michael Ovitz's APG to produce and distribute feature films for the international…
The nation's top film schools may not be cultivating the next generation of science-fiction filmmakers, but Sci Fi Channel hopes to give that genre a shot in the arm by sponsoring a $1 million grant…
Dan Kleinman, screenwriter of such pics as "Rage" and "Welcome to Oblivion," has been named chair of Columbia University School of Arts' film division. In addition, Bette Gordon, helmer of "Luminous…
"Shadow of the Vampire," E. Elias Merhige's off-kilter valentine to the making of the silent classic "Nosferatu," won the Avignon Film Festival's competition devoted to American films June 27.
Brazilian screenwriters are assembling a national association to form a united front on certain issues, but will not engage in collective bargaining.
Kate Winslet and Jim Threapleton's Telltale Films has signed an exclusive first-look development and production deal with Intermedia, which will handle their films' worldwide distribution.
Anne Sterling is ankling her post as senior veep of production at Buena Vista Motion Picture Group to partner with Michael Beckner in the Beckner Story Co. Beckner penned "Spy Game" and is developing…
A stage hit Off Broadway and on tour, standup comic Margaret Cho's solo show "I'm the One That I Want" remains a bawdy, oft-hilarious, moderately insightful autobiographical trip in its…